Bromley Planning & Conservation Areas

Conservation areas are sites of historical or architectural importance. Building and redevelopment can be a more complex process due to more planning regulations and constraints applying within such areas. However our highly trained staff have the expertise to address more challenging planning and design issues. We achieve the aims of our clients both on an aesthetic and functional level whilst adhering to regulations set out by the local planning authority.

Bromley conservation areas:

Aldersmead Road (Beckenham), Durham Avenue (Bromley), Alexandra Cottages (Penge), Farnborough Park, Barnmead Road (Beckenham), Farnborough Village, Beckenham Place Park, Garden Road (Bromley), Belvedere Road (Anerley), Hayes Village, Bickley Park, Kelsey Square (Beckenham), Broadoaks (Bromley), Keston Park, Bromley Common, Keston Village, Hayes and Keston Commons, Manor Way (Beckenham), Bromley Town Centre, Mavelstone Road (Bickley), Broomhill (Orpington), Nash, Cator Road (Penge),Orpington Priory, Chancery Lane, Beckenham Park Langley, Chelsfield Village, Penge High Street, The Chenies, Petts Wood, RAF Biggin Hill, Chislehurst – the village and surrounding commons, St George’s, High St. (Beckenham), Chislehurst Road (Petts Wood), St. Mary Cray Village, Copers Cope Road (Beckenham), St. Paul’s Cray Village, Crystal Palace Park, Shortlands Road, Cudham, Southend Road (Beckenham), Downe, Station Square, Petts Wood, Downs Hill,Sundridge Avenue, (Bromley)

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Planning in Bromley

The main areas within the London Borough of Bromley are: Bickley, Biggin Hill, Bromley Common and Keston, Bromley Town, Chelsfield and Pratts Bottom, Chislehurst, Clock House, Copers Cope, Cray Valley East, Cray Valley West, Crystal Palace, Darwin, Farnborough and Crofton, Hayes and Coney Hall, Kelsey and Eden Park, Mottingham and Chislehurst North, Orpington, Penge and Cator, Petts Wood and Knoll, Plaistow and Sundridge, Shortlands and West Wickham.

In the last census in 2011 the population of Bromley is around 318,000 with about 130,900 households.  Unsurprisingly since then the number of properties has risen further.  In December 2015 London Datastore, a government website, recorded it at 137 560.

Bromley Planning Applications & Appeals

In Bromley there are approximately 75 applications for planning permission and about 8 appeals made per week. If, for any reason, planning permission is refused Get Planning and Architecture is able to liaise with both client and the local planning authority in order to appeal. We have had a high level of success winning such appeals.

Bromley News

Bromley in Greater London is in zone 6 and offers good access into central London.  According to an article published in The Telegraph newspaper house price growth has risen in the borough by 63 percent in the period between 2005 and 2015.  The average house price is now approximately £443 767.  In the year 2015 alone property prices increased by 10 percent and are expected to rise further.  However it is still far less costly than buying a similar property in central London.  When you take this into consideration, the more readily available school spaces than central London plus the ability to get more for your money it’s not surprising that Bromley is becoming a popular choice for first time buyers, investors and families.

The London Borough of Bromley recently granted planning permission for a new mixed used project spanning the area between Churchill Theatre and Church House Gardens. Named Churchill Gardens the bid-winning design came from architects Stitch Studios. With Bromley’s planning committee choosing Countryside properties as their development partners.

The scheme includes 384 new high quality homes across 8 apartment blocks. Out of these 81 will be affordable rent and 53 shared ownership. The residential blocks will border a new town square and generous pedestrian street.

The planning committee’s vision is to attract high street shoppers into an exciting new community and retail space that links to the wider area. They plan to do this with 990 square metres of high quality retail space offering a variety of shops, bars and restaurants at ground level. Added to this will be 730 square meters of amenity space which will include a new town church and promenade with Churchill Theatre at its heart.

Chief Executive of Partnerships at Countryside, Richard Cherry said “We believe that this scheme will offer an exceptional opportunity to maximise full potential of the location and transform the area. In partnership with Bromley Council we will create an exciting housing offer and deliver new, high-quality commercial and community destinations in Bromley”.

Construction is due to start in Autumn 2019 with a completion date set for Winter 2022.

Bromley Contact Information

Bromley – Local Planning Authority

London Borough of Bromley
Civic Centre
Stockwell Close
Bromley BR1 3UH

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We recognise that no two projects are the same. Our thoughtful, genuinely tailored approach means that we design our service to give each project what it needs to be guided through the planning and architectural process. This gives you the best chance of achieving your design and planning goals in a cost-effective way.